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Statkraft supplies Umicore with wind power for their Finnish production site in Kokkola

Statkraft and Umicore have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) sourcing renewable power from onshore wind turbines in Finland. This agreement will cover part of the needs of Umicore’s site in Kokkola, where the Group produces precursor cathode active … Continue reading

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China-built wind farm alleviates power shortage in southern Kazakhstan

The wind farm, with 40 wind turbines and a combined capacity of 100 megawatts, is jointly-held by China Power International Holding and Visor Kazakhstan. As central Asia’s largest wind farm built by a Chinese firm, the wind farm was put … Continue reading

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Vestas secures 104 MW order with Polimix Energia in Brazil

Polimix Energia Ltda has signed an agreement with Vestas for the supply and installation of 23 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines for the Mundo Novo wind farm located in São Miguel do Gostoso in the municipality of Rio Grande do Norte … Continue reading

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Investments in Egypt’s solar and wind energy approach $3.5 bln to produce 3570 megawatts

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, affirmed that Egypt seeks to be a corridor for the transit of clean energy that the African continent enjoys. “Egypt is keen to support the efforts of African countries to access … Continue reading

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In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power in China increased 16.6%

China’s installed capacity of renewable energy notched up rapid growth in the first eight months of the year amid the country’s pursuit of green development. In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power increased 16.6 percent year on … Continue reading

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Goldwind will supply 111 wind turbines to the wind power in Uzbekistan

Goldwind has secured a new deal with Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company to supply 111 units of GW155-4.5MW turbines, which is the largest of its kind in Uzbekistan and in Central Asia. The agreement with Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future … Continue reading

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EU’s record growth in wind and solar avoids €11bn in gas costs during war

A new study by E3G and Ember finds that wind and solar produced a quarter of EU electricity since the war began, with record growth from last year alone avoiding €11 billion in gas costs. However, the EU still spent an estimated €82 billion on fossil gas during … Continue reading

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Siemens Gamesa and Hai Long light the way: 1,044 MW offshore wind power deal in Taiwan signed

Hai Long is Siemens Gamesa’s largest offshore wind energy project in Taiwan, one of the emerging offshore markets with the most potentialThe company will install 73 offshore wind turbines of the SG 14-222 DD model, the most powerful of the … Continue reading

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Europe needs to invest more in wind R&D to reach climate targets

The European Technology & Innovation Platform for Wind Energy (ETIPWind) has started its new 3-year cycle of activity. ETIPWind supports the alignment, coordination and prioritisation of wind energy-related Research & Innovation (R&I) policies in Europe. Representatives from the industry, researchers, … Continue reading

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Top Wind Energy Owners in the USA are Farming PTCs, not Just the Wind

The Production Tax Credit (PTC) in the USA has been a powerful tool for asset owners to ensure the favorable financial health of their projects. To date, more than 75% of the 138GW of operational capacity in the United States … Continue reading

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